New and Noteworthy

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Teleconference on New Study -- Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Among U.S. Children
 
What: NIAAA is holding a call to discuss the findings and implications of...
Friday, December 15, 2017

We all want to celebrate during the holidays, and more people are likely to drink beyond their limits during this season than at other times of the year.  

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Why are drinking guidelines different for women than men? How do the health effects of heavy drinking differ? Where can women turn for help if they have an alcohol problem?   
 
The National Institute on Alcohol...
Friday, December 1, 2017

Presented at the 2017 National Conference on Alcohol and Opioid Use in Women and Girls, October 27, 2017, in Washington, DC, by Dr. George F. Koob, Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A recent NIAAA study has shown that people who drink socially and have certain risk factors for alcohol use disorder (AUD) self-administer more alcohol and at a faster rate during a single session of alcohol consumption in a laboratory setting...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

On November 17, join the Addiction Policy Forum and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for a Facebook Live Event:

"Choosing Quality Alcohol Treatment: A Conversation With the Developers...

Monday, November 6, 2017

What: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, will host a one-day mini convention, a satellite event of the 2017...

Friday, November 3, 2017
Ernest Noble, M.D., Ph.D., who served as the second Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) from 1976 to 1978, passed away on October 17, 2017. Dr. Noble was a driving force in expanding NIAAA’s...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

An Introduction and demonstration of the NIAAA Alcohol Treatment Navigator, presented by Dr. George F. Koob, Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Dr. Lori Ducharme, lead developer in the NIAAA Division of...

Monday, October 2, 2017
Welcome to my first-ever NIAAA Director’s Blog. I look forward to using this space to discuss significant advances in alcohol research and to highlight work supported by NIAAA. 
 
In this first installment, I would...

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